• Now Playing: The Outsider

    Blue Ridge Community Theater is proudly returning to the stage with: THE OUTSIDER! SEPTEMBER 10 – 27 Thursday – Saturday at 7:30pm Sundays at 2:00pm Written by Paul Slade Smith Directed by Sonia Smith Due to COVID-19, Tickets for this event will be sold exclusively by phone to allow for proper social distancing, call our […]

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  • Pet Of The Week! Sissy

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    This week’s star of the show is Sissy! Sissy is one of 3 puppies the Humane Society recently received from animal control. They are beleived to be a shepard mix. Coming in at around 13-15 pounds sissy is shy and ready to find herself a forever home. She and her siblings are around 10-12 weeks […]

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  • Ask The Doc! Commonly Asked Questions

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    This week, Dr. William Whaley answers the commonly asked questions he gets asked every day regarding Covid-19. Dr. Whaley says how long the virus stays on different surfaces. He also describes the cases that have “No Known Exposure.” Meaning these cases can’t be contact traced back to a specific place or person. Dr. Whaley also […]

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  • North Georgia Senior Living: Changing The Conversation

    This Week, Jessie Barton from Cameron Hall explains the importance of changing the conversation about long term care. With so much stigma around senior living and assisted living she feels that it’s important we change the narrative. She also states the best way to bring up the conversation about assisted living.  

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  • Septic Smart

    It’s everyone’s favorite time of year! No, I’m not talking about fall or college football right around the corner. I’m talking about Septic Smart Week. However, in all seriousness maintaining a healthy septic system is very important. Fixing a septic system that is damaged from improper use can be expensive and time consuming. Let’s talk […]

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  • Homeward Bound Pet Rescue: Otto and Ottis

    Meet Otto and Ottis, a bonded pair of Shihtzus, who were found running together as strays; so dirty and matted that one required emergency surgery to help him regain bodily functions! Both are healthy and happy to be getting the attention from the volunteers. The boys are about 8 years old and 12 lbs. each. […]

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  • Chiggers

    Now is the time of year when chiggers are going to be most active. If you haven’t, then consider yourself fortunate, because you live a blessed life. Let’s talk about chiggers, what they are, and what you can do to protect yourself from them.   Some people call chiggers red bugs because they are tiny […]

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  • Homeward Bound, Jack

    Meet Jack, a 14 year old Jack Russell terrier with the heart and mind of a pup half his age.  This little guy weighs 17 ½ lbs.  Jack is good on a leash; house trained; and at this time, is confused as to why he is in a kennel.  He was in a home where […]

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  • North Georgia Senior Living: Mental Health in Assisted Living

    This morning, Jessie Barton explains what restrictions Cameron Hall still has in place. Visitors are still not allowed to enter the building. They aren’t allowed to have group meals. Jessie explains that everytime Governor Kemp extends the State of Emergency they have to follow those restrictions longer. Lastly, Jessie explains how they are dealing with […]

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  • Ask The Doc! Manageable Numbers

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    This week, the doctors stress the importance of looking out for your mental health during this time, as well as your overall health. Dr. Whaley touches on the current data calling the numbers “manageable.” They also asses the risks according to your age. They also discuss how Covid works and effects the body and what […]

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  • Homeward Bound Pet Rescue, Duchess

    Meet Duchess, a senior girl was a stray in Gilmer County and was never claimed by her family during the 5- day stray hold. This sweet girl was given the name “Duchess” as an indication of the kind of lifestyle she deserves for the rest of her life. Her age is unknown. She has early […]

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  • Homeward Bound Pet Rescue, Duchess

    Meet Duchess, a senior girl was a stray in Gilmer County and was never claimed by her family during the 5- day stray hold. This sweet girl was given the name “Duchess” as an indication of the kind of lifestyle she deserves for the rest of her life. Her age is unknown. She has early […]

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  • Pet of The Week! Bear Goes Home!

    Pet of the Week, dog, puppy, Katrina,

    This week, Little Bear is going to his forever home! Rena explains the process of when an animal goes to it’s forever home. She goes over the Adjustment Period and what Bear’s new home will be like. She also stresses to come down to the humane society of Blue Ridge and check out the other […]

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  • Pavilion Rentals & New Exhibits coming to Safari Drive Thru

    New-Pavilion Rental! Looking to gather with your family but still needing to social distance? NGWP offers a great option! The pavilion is great for large gatherings, it is 30 by 60 ft which allows groups to gather while still being able to keep at distance. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of NGWP while you get some […]

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